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New York Times, Monday, January 10, 2000

Author:
John Greenman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Greenman

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Greenman. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Seldom seen : RARE
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China's Chairman ___ : MAO
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Gomorrah's sister city : SODOM
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Profess : AVER
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Ripsnorter : LULU
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Words to live by : CREDO
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Foremost : MAIN
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___ were (seemingly) : ASIT
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Cosmopolitan's ___ Gurley Brown : HELEN
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Classic Disney character : PINOCCHIO
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Debt acknowledgment : IOU
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___ Baba : ALI
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"Listen up!" : HEY
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Archeologists' finds : FOSSILS
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Varieties : GENRES
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Close loudly : SLAM
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Was on a jury : SAT
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Mystery writer's prize : EDGAR
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Close : SHUT
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Like Playboy models : SEXY
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Hard-to-eat-just-one item : PISTACHIO
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Rickshaw : CART
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Legislative excess : PORK
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December 25 visitor : SANTA
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Colorado Indian : UTE
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Bees' home : HIVE
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Time capsule activity : BURIAL
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Say another way : RESTATE
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"Oh yeah? ___ who?" : SEZ
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Docs, for short : GPS
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Decorative vessel : URN
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Shakespeare's shrew tamer : PETRUCHIO
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___ Island (immigrants' site) : ELLIS
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Dr. Frankenstein's assistant : IGOR
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Suffix with origin : ATOR
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"Live free or die," to New Hampshire : MOTTO
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Snaillike : POKY
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Typesetting unit : PICA
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Merlin of football and TV : OLSEN
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WNW's opposite : ESE
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Connery of 007 fame : SEAN
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Rioting : RAMPAGE
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Was of use : AVAILED
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Slowing a horse, with "in" : REINING
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Brain-teasing Rubik : ERNO
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Like corn flakes sitting in milk : MUSHY
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Et ___ (and others) : ALII
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Unfortunate : OUTOFLUCK
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Sharp divide : SCHISM
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Black-and-white cookies : OREOS
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Actor Dom : DELUISE
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Old poem : ODE
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Tue. preceder : MON
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Shoestrings : LACES
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French dear : CHERI
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"Holy smoke!," e.g. : OATH
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Lenient : LAX
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Mudhole : STY
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Riveted with attention : RAPT
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Stock unit : SHARE
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Lincoln's hat : STOVEPIPE
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Skyrocket : SOAR
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Roasting rod : SPIT
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Mazda competitor : ISUZU
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Snarly dog : CUR
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Grazed : ATE
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Outcomes : RESULTS
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Lingerie item : NIGHTIE
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Traditional pudding ingredient : TAPIOCA
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Election loser : ALSORAN
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Pop group with the 1997 hit "MMMBop" : HANSON
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Fruit on a bush : BERRY
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Old hat : TRITE
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Feed, as a fire : STOKE
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Clashing figures? : EGOS
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Beanies : CAPS
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Funnyman Philips : EMO
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Response to an on-line joke : LOL

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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